28 new bricks were added to Toledo's Wall of Honor, saluting veterans past and present plus active armed forces members with ties to the area. Toledo Lions Club thanks all who helped make this monument happen. For a timeless gift, visit www.toledolionsclub.org to download an app, or visit The Wall is in Kemp Olson Park.
Toledo's Scholarship and Academic Recognition Association thanks a very generous community for providing college-bound students scholarships. Every contribution is appreciated and helps make academic goals a reality.
Toledo Historical Society thanks local contributors for the Classic Cars Calendar, and Cheese Days Car Show entrants who submitted their photos for the next calendar. The Society also thanks Camp Singing Winds musicians for entertaining the crowd at Sunday's BBQ in the Park. Special thanks to Marie Oberg and daughter Laura for displaying vintage typewriters and historical maps of Toledo's schools in keeping with the School is Cool theme. Special thanks also to Caldwells for providing the space for Toledo's Community Library and History Room. A request for recognition was sent to President Obama acknowledging their generosity, lauding the Friends of the Toledo Library and the entire community for their support. Visit https://www.facebook.com/Toledo.Historical.Society
Native Soil Farm thanks everyone for supporting their nascent venture. Spray-free Yakima peaches, apricots and nectarines also available. Updates on https://www.Facebook.com/nativesoilfarm
Toledo Lioness Club thanks members and community for always supporting annual events - cheesecake sales, BBQ Raffle Basket, and the sell-out Afternoon Tea (October 4, tix $12). Visit http://www.facebook.com/toledo.lioness
Toledo Senior Center thanks The Mighty Fine Seniors and the community for making the Second Time Around Sale a success, and Second Saturday Pancake Breakfast crew for feeding the hungry hordes. Patrons and volunteers alike keep the doors open for social events and continuing education, wholesome meals and entertainment plus more. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)864-2112.
Gallery 505 thanks local artists of every stripe for this month's theme, Toledo Made, and the community for their patronage. Thru August 15th. Visit www.artgallery505.com
Vision:Toledo thanks one and all for stepping up when called, and continuing in that spirit. Visit www.visiontoledo.org or Facebook.
Morgan Arts Center thanks the community for their ongoing support in numerous ways. Camp Picasso continues next week (Rose Period) followed by Children's Theatre Workshop culminating in the standing-room-only July 31 production. Visit www.morganartscentre.com
And I thank Gee Cee's Truck Stop for fueling this column and columnist 24/7. Visit www.geeceestruckstop.com
July 20 City Council meets 6:00 p.m. first and third Mondays at City Hall. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
July 25th: The Next Big Thing. Visit www.toledosteelheadfishingderby.com